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used in The Scarlet Letter

2 uses
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of a liquid:  giving off bubbles (like a Coke)

of a person:  bubbly (lively and enthusiastic)
  • This effervescence made her flit with a bird-like movement, rather than walk by her mother's side.
    Chapter 21 — The New England Holiday (24% in)
  • Little Pearl at first clapped her hands, but then lost for an instant the restless agitation that had kept her in a continual effervescence throughout the morning; she gazed silently, and seemed to be borne upward like a floating sea-bird on the long heaves and swells of sound.
    Chapter 22 — The Procession (5% in)

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